Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.
This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.
Over 150 employees pull on their boots to help strengthen local communities through in-person or online volunteer events
This fall, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland hosted its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event at which employee volunteers dedicate their time to address critical needs in their communities. While the tradition continues, this year’s Serv-a-palooza was considerably different from last year’s as the brand adapted the event to maximize safety for over 150 employee volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Timberland has long been a fan of trees. While the brand’s logo has been a tree, since its founding in 1973, the connection runs deeper than that. Because of the many environmental, social, and economic benefits of trees, Timberland has planted over 10.7 million trees worldwide since 2001. Last September the global outdoor lifestyle brand pledged to plant an additional 50 million trees by 2025.
Brand will focus innovation on two paths inspired by nature: Regenerative Agriculture and Circular Design
STRATHAM, N.H., September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In a bold move to address the environmental impact of the fashion industry, Timberland today announced a goal for its products to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030 -- giving back more than it takes. Given Timberland’s outdoor heritage and longstanding commitment to protect nature, the brand is turning to nature for inspiration, driving innovation through regenerative agriculture and circular design.
Carnaby Street Flagship Wins “Store of the Year” by Shop! Retail Environments Association; Named to Retail Design Institute’s Class of 2019
STRATHAM, N.H., August 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Known worldwide for its iconic designs and sustainability leadership, last winter Timberland unveiled its new “purpose-led place” store environment in select cities around the world, including New York, London, Philadelphia and Shanghai. The retail industry has taken notice.
The ideals of a purpose-driven brand are nothing new to Timberland (Stratham, N.H.), which for nearly 100 years has dedicated itself to fostering a love of nature and the outdoors as well as advocacy of global green initiatives. Recently, the retailer announced a commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by the year 2025 to kick off its “Nature Needs Heroes” global campaign.
Regenerative agriculture practices have received a lot of attention in recent years, and much of the focus has been on food production. But more companies outside of the food space are figuring out how they can invest in or use regenerative practices in the supply chain for their products.
Furthers brand commitment to responsible design in pursuit of a greener future
STRATHAM, N.H., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new partnership with the Savory Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on the large-scale regeneration of the world’s grasslands, as part of the brand’s long-standing commitment to build a greener future.
Timberland has a new message for outdoor adventurers with Earth Day here: “Caring Is No Longer Enough.”
The New Hampshire-based company revealed an open letter to nature today that references the current health crisis that has forced people to stay indoors, keeping us from enjoying the places we once explored. The letter, which is narrated in the voice of a child, promises that mankind will “treat you better than we ever did before” when we’re allowed to return.
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